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PBS
Jul 9, 2011 12:00pm PDT
investigations and that is a matter of real regret. >> it has only been a week since james murdock was spirited from london to head news corp.. he said that he put the scandal in a box. >> it was not envisaged that james mar that would be moving to new york -- james murdoch would be moving to new york. he would be the chief executive of the pay tv operations. >> rebecca brooks was left to succeed james murdoch. >> i am convinced that the leadership of the company is the right thing. she is doing the right thing for the company. >> the inescapable point is that rebekah brooks is vulnerable. she is the last person standing. these are times of crisis. his father was hoping that he can make this as his business. >> is joining me now is the political editor of the news of the world, the former express and independents editor. i am joined by rupert murdoch plus -- rupert murdoch's biographer. >> who is to blame. how high that goes is still to be seen. the culture comes from need to make stories, the decision to break the rules. the decision to go that extra 200 miles into illegality. they did not kno
PBS
Jul 14, 2011 4:00pm PDT
. james murdock said he could not come. rebekah brooks said chiappone -- welcome the opportunity to do so but would not discuss anything that relates to the ongoing police investigation. the talk was of a formal summons. the threat had worked. they change their minds but they would now be coming to answer m.p.'s questions. in the second letter, james murdock said we're running to confirm our attendance by -- and concerned where are asked to yet answer further questions in a form on top of the judge let inquiry and the police investigation. whatever the form, the questions keep coming. why did the news of the world mislead and why were some victims paid to keep quiet? as for ms. brooks, she will be asked about what she told mps last time. the m.p. whose committee will be asking the question was optimistic. >> i hope the committee will want to learn the truth. this is not about a lynch mob or an opportunity. >> lawyer representing the family had his doubts. attend. pleased he will we will be skeptical that we're going to see the three monkeys. undoubtedly they saw no phone hacking and no on
CNN
Jul 14, 2011 5:00pm PDT
and james murdock have now agreed to testify before the british parliament tuesday. the former editor of "the news of the world" bass arrested in london this morning, the ninth arrest in this scandal so far. i'm joined by john f. burns, chief of the "new york times" london bureau, doing some fascinating reporting on this story. what do you make of the fbi now reviewing this whole set of allegations? it's not an investigation as such yet. but they are beginning to look at it. what do you think they're looking for? >> well, it was absolutely inevitable from the first reports, reports only, i've not seen any evidence or names to support this, that this phone hacking crossed the atlantic. the reports here are that the allegations or suspicions focus on british journalists or at least journalists working for "the news of the world," the london tabloid, in the united states, that they tapped into the phones of, they say, victims of 9/11. i think it's much more likely, in practical terms, to have been the families of the victims of 9/11. of course, this would be -- would take the whole corpo
PBS
Jul 21, 2011 4:00pm PDT
james murdock of being mistaken in one of his answers to the select committee of parliament earlier this week. rupert murdoch got a boost when a saudi prince that was the largest share of the company outside of the murdoch family voiced his support. nick, tell us, news corp shares are up for the first time in about two weeks. but the independent directors have hired their own lawyer. or why? >> we are getting mixed signals from the board. they have hired lawyers to protect shareholder value and to guard against maybe their own exposure. there have also been some reports that some of the more independent directors are thinking about ways in which rupert murdoch could give up his title of ceo at the company. this is a board that he controls pretty firmly. >> who is on the board? >> is a funny bunch. there are board members that cover a lot of ground. there is an opera singer. quite a range of experience. they are there because he wants them to be. he can control them through loyalty or maybe they spend their entire career there. >> will the board wants him to be succeeded by another?
FOX News
Jul 19, 2011 3:00pm PDT
james murdock the chief operating officer faced the music today. after weeks of allegation of wrongdoing at one of the newspapers and arrests and resignation at the company and scotland yard, the murdocks appeared before committee of british parliament. >> the most humble day of my life. >> reporter: half hour in the testimony, protester hurled shaving cream at rupert murdock. his wife wendy fought back and saved the day. the man was taken away by authorities. earlier, they confirmed the voice mail were hacked by "news of the world." not just public victims but soldiers, victim of terror and victim of crime, including 13-year-old british girl dowler who was kidnapped and killed in 2002. >> i was absolutely shocked, appalled and ashamed when i heard about the case. only two weeks ago. >> murdock went on to reject report phone of 9/11 victims had been hacked. >> we have seen no evidence of that at all, and as far as we know the f.b.i. haven't either. if they do, we will treat it the same way we treat it here. i cannot believe it happened to anyone in america. >> both father and son said th
FOX News
Jul 19, 2011 4:00pm PDT
in london. the chairman and ceo rupert murdoch and his son james murdock who is the deputy chief operating officer were there to answer questions about the problems at the news of the world newspaper. you'll recall news corps recently closed that then 168-year-old tabloid after accusations that staffers hacked the voice mail accounts of people whom they were covering. james murdock started out today by apologizing to all those affected? >> first of all, i would like to say as well just how sorry i am and how sorry we are to particularly to victims of illegal voice mail interceptions and to their families. it's a matter of great regret of mine, my father's, and everyone at news corporation and these are standards, these actions too not live up to the standards that our company aspires to everywhere around the world. it is our determination to both put things right, make sure these things don't happen again, and to be the company that i know we have always aspired to be. >> shepard: but lawmakers wanted to know just how much the murdocks knew about the problems and when they knew about them.
PBS
Jul 20, 2011 12:30am PDT
and feared a media mogul. the policemen are there to protect rupert and james murdock, not take them in the questioning. be tycoons wife was behind him offering physical and emotional support. his son sat anxiously and protectively at his side. >> i would like to say how sorry i am and how sorry we are. >> barred from reading a script that apology, he wanted to deliver one line. >> i would like to say one sentence. this is the most humble the day of my life. >> whose fault was the criminality? >> the people that i trusted and those that they trusted. this is not an excuse. maybe an explanation. news of the world is less than 1% of our company. >> his wife told him to stop banging the table. when asked what he knew when, the sound heard more often was silence. that question about what he saw, internal e-mail, took 10 long seconds to answer. he hesitated on every question of detail. >> in daily contact, i forget. >> it was run day today by james murdoch. he blamed the police, the press and complaints commission, and an inquiry for the company's failure to reveal what had gone wrong. >>
NBC
Jul 19, 2011 12:00pm EDT
that i have to handle every day. >> james murdock says that the real picture of what was going on only became clear to him in late 2010 when a number of civil cases began to play out and court documents were released. rupert murdoch for his part also held his ground, admitting to being perhaps too trusting of the staff, too lax with his terms, but maintained that he was not responsible for the wrongdoing, others were, and they would be punished. rebecca brooks, the executive who resigned last week over the scandal, will be heard next. >> here at home, a cheating scandal shuts down the baltimore fire academy ems training program. the alleged cheating happened back on june 14th. it involved as many as 20 cadets who investigators believe were given confidential materials prior to taking their exams. >> a cheating scandal at the baltimore city fire academy that involve as many as 20 cadets has forced the suspension of the ems training program at that facility. >> this reflects on me, the fire department and the city. unfortunately, somebody decided to do something they should not, and we a
WHUT
Jul 18, 2011 7:00am EDT
rupert and james murdock, separately from rebecca brooks, who resigned from her post at news international on friday. >> plenty going on. i know it will keep you busy. >> other stories making headlines around the world today, let's check with thailand and cambodia, ordered to withdraw their troops. the united nations highest court ordered troops to leave the land. a number of people were killed, thousands fled their homes. the postal service website has been hacked into by a group calling itself the union of free syrian hackers. they ended a message with the slogan -- the people want to finance the egyptian revolution. three people have been killed in chile. the government says that three men opened fire in the back part of a train. it could prove to be a medical breakthrough. substantially reducing some of the most distressing symptoms of dementia. >> of dementia is a terrible and debilitating condition. traditionally doctors have treated them with anti-psychotic drugs. it can lead to serious side effects and risks of stroke or death. now it appears to a least be as effectiv
PBS
Jul 21, 2011 2:30pm PDT
establishment and led to an fbi investigation. two senior former employees have accused james murdock of being mistaken in one of his answers to the select committee of parliament early this week, a charge he denies. for all their troubles, rupert murdoch got a boost when a saudi prince who controls much of the company voiced his support. what about the rest of the board? it is addressed in an article in "the daily beast" today. news corporation shares are up. the news hacking scandal is off the front pages for the first time in two weeks. but independent directors have hired their own top lawyers. why? >> we are getting mixed signals. we have heard the board have hired some lawyers to protect shareholder value and to guard against their own legal exposure. there have also been reports that some of the more independent minded directors are beginning to think about ways in which rupert murdoch could give up his title as ceo of the company. on the other hand, this is a board murdoch controls pretty firmly. it is hard to say what will happen yet. >> who exactly is on the board? >> it is a funny b
FOX News
Jul 8, 2011 4:00am EDT
will go to good causes according to james murdock who runs the international side of the media group. the tabloid "news of the world" had one point had been the best selling english language pape over the world. until recently, the top sunday paper in britain. >> i feel regret. clearly practices of certain individuals did not live up to the standards and quality of journalism that we believe in, that i believe in. and that the company believes in. >> at issue, long-running phone hacking scandal in which the victims had been largely celebrities, but there was outrage when allegations merged that the paper hacked phones of school girl who had been abducted and ultimately killed. victim of the terror attack on london transport which happened six years ago today. prime minister david cameron, the former press secretary, former news of the world editor caught in the hacking scandal called for an injury. >> what this government is doing is making sure that the fact of the public and i feel so appalled by what has happened. murder victims, terrorist victims. who had their phone tapped is di
ABC
Jul 18, 2011 4:00pm PDT
brooks was arrested, and now all eyes are on james murdock and not so heir apparent, admits to paying $1 million to a soccer star whose phone was illegally hacked. >> there was a particular settlement i authorized and said was made with information that was incomplete. i acted on advice of lawyers within complete investigation. that is a matter of real regret for me. and this could have repercussions in the ugs us, home to more than half of the $33 billion murdock media empire, including fox tv and fox news. >> there is a clause in the regulations for tv stations is that you have to be certified to be of good character. >> tuesday, rupert murdock, james murdock and rebecca brooks will appear before a committee of the british house of commons to answer questions. this is the first time they've spoken about the scandal since it broke. it's certain to be yet another dramatic day here. >> and time for a check of weather. >> there is some bumps up and down this week. we started with sunny skies in the coast and it was a mild day at the coast z now, low clouds and fog are beginning to redevelo
NBC
Jul 15, 2011 5:30pm PDT
his sandwiches when he was 15 years old, who has been there for 57 years also gone. james murdock, number three at the corporation. from here we simply don't know, but it is far from over, although murdock certainly does seem to have become a lot more willing to compromise. >> an apology won't end it quite yet, david faber, as always, thank you for coming by and spending time with us. >>> now overseas to the news today about libya. secretary of state hillary clinton on the road made the announcement now official, the u.s. formally and officially considers the rebels in libya to be the legitimate government. gadhafi still controls tripoli, but on the ground, the rebels fighting in the western mountains could use support from the international community. nbc's mike tiabbi has been in the fight this week and reports from the town of qawalish in that region. >> reporter: by any measure, this has clearly been an up and down week for the rebels, winning and losing and fighting to retake a single town, wrk qawalish that would have moved them one notch closer to tripoli. the new promise o
FOX News
Jul 18, 2011 4:00pm PDT
now news corps chairman and chief executive officer rupert murdoch and his son james murdock, the deputy chief operating officer are scheduled to testify before british members of parliament. the former news of the world editor rebekah brooks also scheduled to be there. all this controversy has hurt news corps financially. the company's shares are down 4.3% today alone. and since the scandal broke, shares of nws, news corps class a have lost 17% of their value. overall loss on paper roughly $8 billion. "the fox report's" chief correspondent jonathan hunt live at our new york city newsroom on our parent company. back to the whistleblower's death, what precisely do we know? >> shep, sean hall was a former show biz reporter for the news of the world. he was the first journalist to formerly claim that former editor was aware of phone hacking by his staff. something colson has consistently denied. hall worked on the sun newspaper and the news of the world with colson before being fired for drink and drugs problems. he later went to rehab for addiction issues. hall previously told
CNN
Jul 15, 2011 1:00am PDT
of improper conduct. brian todd, cnn, washington. >>> rupert murdock and his son, james, say they will testify before a british parliamentary committee on tuesday. their decision is a reversal coming after they had said they couldn't make to parliament for weeks. but the house of commons issued a summons demanding that they appear and committee chairman john whittingdale says the murdocks would be in contempt if they didn't show up. a formal summons may apply only to british citizen, but both rupert murdock and his son say they will answer questions. however, in a letter to the committee, james murdock said he's concerned that the grilling they're expected to receive from legislators might affect separate judicial investigations now under way. the committee chairman agrees, but says he won't hold back when it comes to getting the information he wants. >> we want to know from them how far in their organization the involvement and knowledge went. james murdock has stated publicly that my committee was misled by senior executives who gave that evidence to us two years ago. we'll want to know when
PBS
Jul 7, 2011 6:00pm PDT
. a james murdock said on doors turned to good news gone bad and it was not fully understood or adequately pursued. the crisis at the paper was spiraling out of control as ever more allegations of phone hacking emerged. and it was not just celebrities who were targeted but also victims of crimes, the parents of these murdered girls for example. and the families of people killed and the 2005 london bombings. asked by journalists about the case in the u.s. thursday, rupert murdoch refused to answer any questions. a public inquiry in britain will examine the allegations. prominent targets expect there to be more revelations. that what we will find out in the next weeks and months it was not just "the news of the world." i almost feel sorry for them because they're taking the rap for the malpractices of the entire industry. >> "the news of the world close " whatever they uncover will not be reporting on it. >> i spoke with our correspondent and asked what prompted news international to take this step of shutting down the paper. >> it seems the chairman of news international is planned a long g
PBS
Jul 16, 2011 12:30am PDT
to all news international staff, and james murdock thanked mr. brooks for 22 years of service, adding, she has been one of the outstanding editors of her generation and she can be proud of many accomplishments as an executive. we support her arrest she takes steps to clear her name. that is not a view echoed in the house of lords as one of the most vocal critics referred to her stated desire to remain on the bridge. >> she now says she likes to be on the bridge. i would not like her on the bridge the way she was going. that is why she has gone, thank god. >> this afternoon, rupert murdoch acted to underline the apology by his former executive. he met with the family who lost their daughter and who are most of the alleged targets of his papers from hacking. -- target of his paper's phone hacking. >> i want a totally private meeting. i was appalled to find out what had happened. and i apologize and have nothing further to say. >> the solicitor spoke for the family. >> he was humble to give us a full and sincere apology to the family. we told him that the teller family -- the dowler fami
PBS
Jul 16, 2011 12:00pm PDT
more uncertain than ever before. james murdock was once heir apparent. his future is now unclear. shareholders have seen their stock fall. they have also seen the price but oner bid of b-sky-b the shelf. we spoke to the second-largest shareholder of news corp., the prince of saudi arabia. >> even by the standards of the wealth that you find here on the french riviera, the man i am about to meet is wealthy. prince saud is known as the arab warren buffett. he is a nephew of the saudi king, but he says his fortune is self made. his company, kingdom holdings, is in a wide range of businesses, including the second-largest stake in the company that funds rupert murdoch's entire global media -- owns rupert murdoch's entire global media empire. rupert murdoch owns 12%. the prince owns 7%. what is more, he is far richer than rupert murdoch. rupert murdoch is said to be worth $7.5 billion. the prince is said to be worth $20 billion. i met the prince on an upper deck of his yacht. >> we hope that as this thing unfolds, the truth will come out. it is very important for me and my company, who
PBS
Jul 19, 2011 12:30am PDT
of the poorest places on earth. as rupert and james murdock prepared to answer questions about phone hacking corruption at the u.k. parliament, we assess the future of news corp. south africans have celebrated former president nelson mandela picked 93rd birthday. the anti-apartheid leader spent the day with family in his home village, where he was also visited by the president. millions of children in some him a special birthday song earlier today. >> smiling and surrounded by family members, these photos show mandiba, as he is affectionately called, on the eve of his birthday with three generations of his family. the elderly statesman and anti- apartheid i concelebrated on monday with a party of school children at his home in his childhood village. >> happy birthday to you. >> across the country, schoolchildren sang a special version of the birthday song. two years ago, nelson mandela fifth birthday was declared mandela day, -- nelson mandela's birthday was declared mandela day, devoted to public servants. they and volunteered to plant wheat in the village. others worked in the local commun
PBS
Jul 15, 2011 4:00pm PDT
has been brought in from italy. james murdock thank ms. burke's fourth 22 years of service, adding that she can be proud of her many accomplishments as an executive. we will support her as she take steps to clear her name. one of news international's more vocal critics stated a desire for her to remain on the bridge. >> she did not know what was going on or what direction it was. that is why she has gone? this afternoon, rupert murdoch acted to underline -- >> this afternoon are rupert murdoch acted to underline her actions, traveling to see his daughter. -- to see the family of and the daughter that was the victim that has sparked this outrage. >> it was a private meeting. i was appalled to find out what had happened. that is why i went there to apologize. >> this solicitor's vote for the family. >> he was humbled to give -- spoke for the family. >> he was humbled to give a full and sincere apology to the family. the dollar family told him -- dowler family told him that his paper should lead the way to set the standard for honesty and decency, and not what has gone before. >> tomo
ABC
Jul 19, 2011 11:00pm EDT
the proceedings, a man lunged at him only to be struck by his wife. james murdock was about to answer a question when someone on the left, it was so fast it was hard to see what happened. slowly and a man with a paper plate covered in it shaving cream takes aim at rupert murdoch. the woman in paint is his wife. she slapped the assailant who falls backward. the man was arrested. >> this was the most humbling day of my life. >> rupert murdoch an american citizen, presides over a local media empire with $33 billion in revenue. he has no plans to step aside. >> people i trusted betrayed the company and to me. it is for them to pay. i am the best person. >> at his side, his son james. born in london, at age 38, an american citizen who runs company operations in europe and asia. >> if i knew debt -- if i knew then what i know now we would've taken more action and moved faster to get to the bottom of these allegations. >> investors appear to have agreed with rupert murdoch. news corp. stock have the best day since the scandal broke. >>> some of the best known restaurants are accused of -- we are on you
CBS
Jul 19, 2011 5:00am PDT
will be tried separately but on related charges. >>> rupert murdock and his son james are before the british parliament answering lawmakers' questions about the phone hacking scandal that has plagued the family's news corp empire. we hear them they are getting coached by some of the best pr execs in england. as charlie d'agata reports, this comes one day after the mysterious death of a key whistle-blower. >> reporter: now it's rupert murdock himself who takes center stage in the unfolding hacking drama that has engulfed his empire. >> for critics of rupert murdoch, this is the best thing that could happen the best case they could have to argue against murdock around say he has too many power. >> reporter: he and his son will tell how much they knew about the scandal. so will former british ceo rebekah brooks, who police are already investigating. the controversy has forcerd the head of scotland yard and his deputy to resign over their alleged links to a former murdock executive. the scandal has reached the highest levels of the british government, with opposition leaders saying the prime min
MSNBC
Jul 18, 2011 10:00am EDT
, james murdock, who is deputy chief operating officer of news corp worldwide, are going to be facing those questions. it was james murdock, the heir apparent, and murdock's son, who approved those out of court settlements, $1.6 million a couple of years ago to settle cases over the phone hacking. so the question is going to be what did he know about how far this went in the company and why did he approve those settleme s settlements. >> nbc news national investigative correspondent, michael isikoff with insight there. thanks a lot. >>> team usa is headed home this morning, unfortunately. for a moment yesterday it seemed as if everyone was glued to the u.s. women's soccer final against japan, including the first family captured in this photo cheering on team usa. and while the loss was a tough one, certainly, team usa was gracious in defeat. >> this is obviously going to hurt for a while but i'm proud of our team. we never gave up and congratulations to the japan team. i think their country is very, very proud of them. >> christine lily knows a thing or two about soccer, shall we say
CNN
Jul 18, 2011 10:00am PDT
of news international, her name is rebecca brooks. rooks, murdock and murdock's son james are all due to testify tomorrow before a committee of parliament and you will see it live right here on cnn. in the meantime, my colleague matthew chance joins me from across the pond, and matthew, where to begin? preview tomorrow's parliament for us if you can. can rebecca brooks really answer questions if she's the subject of a criminal investigation? >> it's going to be much difficult for rebecca kbroox br ask the precise questions they're going to want to ask her. because they're not going to want to jeopardize the police investigation and she doesn't want to say anything that might incriminate her in the newt. she says she is going to answer questions, but she's also said she's not guilty of any wrong doing, so it will be a very interesting session that we're going to be seeing from the british parliament, randi. >> and it isn't just the murd k murdocks who have to answer questions, we're also talking about the police, a couple of top police officials have already resigned their post, what
PBS
Jul 12, 2011 5:30pm PDT
committee hat has requested his presence, the presence of his son james murdock who is the top news corp. executive here in the united kingdom. and rebecca brook she's the chief executive over the news corporate newspapers here in the uk and she was editor and chief at the time of some of the most egregious alleged incident. >> do they have the power of a subpoena? >> there's some question about that. news international, the newspaper division has put out a statement saying that both mr. murdock, james murdock and ms. brooks will cooperate. but they didn't say necessarily that they'll testify so there's some question as to what form that cooperation will take. >> what does news international have to say about the latest allegations concerning former prime minister gordon brown? >> well he made these very anguished charges that news corp. had essentially targeted him, had sought to damage him. and interestingly, the allegations involved two newspapers that are not the tabloid news of the world but now we know it's been shuttered because of the role in the growing scandal. he says the time
CNN
Jul 18, 2011 1:00am PDT
is expected to testify at a parliamentary hearing on tuesday. rue put murdock and his son james are expected to testify as well. we'll have much more on that on "world business today" in just a moment. >>> mubarak is reportedly suffering from many problems including irregular heartbeat and complications from cancer. he's supposed to go to trial on august for allegedly ordering police to kill protestier. >>> human activist nelson mandela turns 93 today. ♪ happy birthday to you >> they're asking people to vote 67 minutes to help others in honor of nelson mandela's birthday. one minute for each year of his life. "world business today" starts right now. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> hello, everyone, and a very warm welcome to you on "world business today." i'm anisha tank in honor congressing. >> as the crisis at news corp deepens, we'll look at rue put murdock's empire. >>> the debt crisis continues on both sides of the atlantic. >>> and protecting its pretty tors. the pacific island is determined to safeguard shark tourism. first up, though, investors are are finding more reasons
CW
Jul 18, 2011 12:00pm CDT
rupert murdoch and his son james murdock are preparing testimony with advisers today ahead of the parliamentary committee hearings tomorrow given their responsibility ... people are wondering if murdoch should step down altogether ... independent directors at the company are wondering if the firm would be better off without rupert murdoch at the home ... >>analysts say the company may be worth 50 percent more of its current value without murdoch in charge ... >>many companies are optimistic but they just don't plan to hire people or add jobs instead they rather invest ... there would rather increase capital spending than invest in peril ... >>the labor department has launched two contests with the kind$70,000 in prize money for the best applications that will connect unemployed workers to promising careers and consumer choices in certain industries ... >>homebuilders are now trying to stand out by going green as housing slumps and tear this yearb enter a sixth year... right now stocks are extending the drops from last week the dow is down more than a hundred and 69 poin
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